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Tropical Taco

5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
+1 808-827-8226
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good food, no atmosphere, no alcohol, but wonderful friendly people that loved to laugh. Self service.

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner and the fish tacos were fantastic! The hot sauce was amazing, but the service was impeccable! The cook and the server both were very friendly, tolerated our wild three year old with ease, and took great care of us! Highly...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every morsel of food we have eaten in Kauai has been scrumptious until now. This was a terrible meal for our party of 4. We ordered Baja grilled fish tacos. In each taco was a stick of fish that was devoid of flavor and tough....More

Thank sjzmm
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a small restaurant that has a very limited menu. Staff were friendly enough and food came quite quickly. Fish tacos were okay but fish serving was small and taste was bland. Serving size was quite small and not good value for just under...More

Thank welshman1955
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Terrific little taco shop on the main drag in Hanalei. Was looking for simple, fresh fish tacos on our way back to Poipu - and this place did not disappoint. Really enjoyed Baja tacos with grilled ono (and free guacamole on the side!). Nice low-key...More

Thank brocdog
Reviewed 8 November 2017

everything is great at tropical taco. stop by liquor store next door to get beers and bring in to the restaurant. otherwise they have drinks.

Thank hawaiitalula
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had fabulous baja fish and tacos. Go for the fried fish. Mala is wonderful and made us feel very welcome. Thank You!!

Thank SBLongmore
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The fish tacos are excellent. They don't serve alcohol but you can bring your own or go next door to liquor store and get a beer. They even put it in a paper bag. Tried and true.

Thank desro35
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We stopped in for late dinner after a catamaran cruise. Not sure what to expect as there were no other diners there. Kids seemed kinda young for running the place but they did a fine job taking our order and making our meals. We got...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

EASY - Fresh & HUGE portions - GREAT GREAT FOOD - eat in or take out - Breakfast Lunch or Dinner! Hands down ThE BEST!!

Thank Ruth R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5088 Kuhio Hwy #A, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-827-8226
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